Lincoln's Other White House: The Untold Story of the Man and His Presidency.

Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2005. First edition. Original Cloth. Small quarto, pp. 262, indexed, illustrated with b/w photographs. New in new dustjacket. Item #22536

In the summer of 1862, the Lincoln family moved three miles north of the White House for the summer, to a gracious Gothic Revival cottage on the grounds of the Soldiers' Home, the nation's first refuge for old and disabled veterans. The author fills in a critical gap in Lincoln's life, using diaries, letters, and eyewitness accounts of life at the Soldiers' Home. The book provides unusual perspectives on Lincoln's relationships with important members of his wartime inner circle and explores his paradoxical fascination with weaponry. A vivid evocation of a turbulent era, and a distinctive, intimate portrait of our most revered but still elusive president. From the Old House Journal reference library.

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